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“You Will Only Know My Motivation When You Open the Door”: Black Visitors

Stephen R. Haynes

in The Last Segregated Hour: The Memphis Kneel-Ins and the Campaign for Southern Church Desegregation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195395051
eISBN:
9780199979288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395051.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter recounts the stories of the black college and high school students who participated in the Memphis kneel-ins of 1964. It illuminates the mentoring roles of James M. Lawson, Jr. and Vasco ... More


Conclusion: From Being to Unrest, from Objectivity to Motion—A Race for Theory

James Edward Ford III

in Thinking Through Crisis: Depression-Era Black Literature, Theory, and Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780823286904
eISBN:
9780823288939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823286904.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Thinking Through Crisis argues for the 1930s as a crucial instance of black writing that rethinks the agency irrupting from traumatization. Ford seeks to recalibrate cultural theory’s relation to the ... More


Originary Displacement: Or, Passages of the Double and the Limit of World

Nahum Dimitri Chandler

in X-The Problem of the Negro as a Problem for Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254064
eISBN:
9780823261239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254064.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter provides both a critique and a way beyond the central theoretical approaches that dominated the social scientific study of the cultural provenance of the social and historical practices ... More


Epilogue

Stephen R. Haynes

in The Last Segregated Hour: The Memphis Kneel-Ins and the Campaign for Southern Church Desegregation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195395051
eISBN:
9780199979288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395051.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter brings together some of the stories of those whose lives were touched by the Memphis kneel-ins. These include former protestors and church members, as well as representatives of Second ... More


Posthuman

Justin Adams Burton

in Posthuman Rap

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190235451
eISBN:
9780190235499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190235451.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

Posthumanism is most often theorized as a technological/human hybridity, but here I consider a posthumanism that follows Sylvia Wynter’s insistence on a humanism that “exists outside the present ... More


Parenthesis

Nahum Dimitri Chandler

in X-The Problem of the Negro as a Problem for Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254064
eISBN:
9780823261239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254064.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This closing passage of thought proposes that a new theoretical discourse, one yet to come, must be generated to address in a manner that might become commensurate with the difficulty named in the ... More


Epilogue: Conjugating like a State

Rahul Rao

in Out of Time: The Queer Politics of Postcoloniality

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190865511
eISBN:
9780190865559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190865511.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

This chapter returns to a puzzle running through the book, namely how to account for the ways in which queerness mutates to become a metonym for imperialism/anti-imperialism, paganism/Christianity, ... More


Race: The Ontological Crisis of the “Human”

Shannon Winnubst

in Philosophy for Girls: An Invitation to a Life of Thought

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190072919
eISBN:
9780190072957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190072919.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter introduces the fraught concept of race through the mythical and historical girl named Venus, who suffers the abduction of the transatlantic slave trade. Quite different from the ... More


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